Clarissa Crockett

22 March 1840–23 November 1919 (Age 79)
Ogden Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clarissa

When Clarissa Crockett was born on 22 March 1840, in Ogden Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, Nathaniel Randall Crockett, was 40 and her mother, Mary White, was 36. She married George A Sebring on 3 January 1863, in Ogden Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Lenawee, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. She died on 23 November 1919, in Ogden Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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George A Sebring
Clarissa Crockett
Marriage: 3 January 1863
Frank Sebring
Blanche Dora Sebring
Arthur Sebring
Lydia Elsie Sebring
Eunice Sebring

Spouse and Children

3 January 1863
Ogden Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (Galloway): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Middle English croket ‘large curl’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl’, ‘hook’).2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riocaird ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Clarissa Crochet in household of Nathaniel Crochet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Clarisa Seebring in household of George Seebring, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clarrissa Sebring in household of George H Sebring, "United States Census, 1900"

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